Lord Burnett to visit Malawi next month

The British High Commission has disclosed that Lord Chief Justice for England and Wales will be visiting Malawi from 1st to 3rd June.

According to a press statement by the British High Commission, Lord Burnett of Maldon, will visit the country in a bid to further UK-Malawi judicial links.

While in the country, Lord Burnett is expected to hold meetings with Malawi’s judiciary and representatives of legal and human rights bodies.

Lord Burnett is also expected to deliver a public lecture at University of Malawi’s School of Law, Economics and Governance.

Acting High Commissioner Olympia Wereko-Brobby has indicated that they are thrilled to welcome the Lord Chief Justice to Malawi.

Brobby states that the visit will explore areas of mutual collaboration with key interlocutors in the judicial sector and as commonwealth sister nations, UK and Malawi can learn a lot from each other on dispensation of justice and fostering the rule of law in a democracy.

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